Month: February 2010

Live Renders of Earth

I’ve recently come across the open source software Xplanet, which will render images of the globe with very realistic results. I render them in 512×256, 1024×512, 2048×1024 and 4096×2048 resolutions. The clouds information is obtained from weather satellites and is

Enca binary compiled for 32 bit Windows

Enca is a (normally *nix) application which attempts to detect the text encoding of files. It’s only supplied as source which isn’t too helpful for windows users. Enca is particularly useful at guessing the encoding of text files where the